Academic Opportunities

There are plenty of opportunities to get involved in the academic side of paediatrics. Find out more about different ways you could get involved.

Systematic Reviews

Pro tips: Systematic Reviews Advice from Professor Steve Turner, Consultant Paediatrician, University of Aberdeen and NHS Grampian Prof Turner’s tips: ​Get the research question right Get the search strategy right (find a few eligible papers and look for the key words). on and do the work before time slips past and you have to repeat… Continue reading Systematic Reviews


Back to basics: Clinical Audit Laura Watson, 3rd year medical student, University of Aberdeen What is a clinical audit? Clinical audit is a form of quality improvement An audit involves identifying a standard of practice within a clinical environment and measuring whether or not a department is complying to the standard. The data collected can… Continue reading Audits

Intercalated Degrees

Here is a list of intercalating programmes from across the United Kingdom that we have found which have either have a direct paediatric component or may be related to paediatrics.  Please note: This list is by no means exhaustive and if you feel that there is a course we have missed out please get in… Continue reading Intercalated Degrees